The climate in Tajikistan

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams of this page are taken from the collected data from 12 measuring stations in Tajikistan.
Weather stations at an altitude above 3580m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Climate zone: The northern part of Tajikistan is located in the temperate climatic zone, while the southern part is subtropical.

The climate in Tajikistan widely corresponds to the German weather conditions. It is cold, wet and a few beautiful summer months are also happening. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to September. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from November to March.

Duration of daylight and sunshine in Tajikistan

hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Tajikistan
rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Tajikistan
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Tajikistan
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Tajikistan
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)Absolute humidity in Tajikistan
Climate charts for other regions in Tajikistan

Temperature records of the last 14 years

The hottest temperature measured from 2007 to June 2021 was reported by the Parkhar weather station. In June 2021 the record temperature of 44.0 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September, based on all 12 weather stations in Tajikistan below 3580 metres altitude, was recorded in 2007 with an average temperature of 27.4 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 20.7 degrees Celsius. The average maximum daily temperature at that time was 33.7 °C.

The coldest day in these 14 years was reported by the weather station Irht. Here the temperature dropped to -25.6 °C in January 2021. Irht lies at an altitude of 3276 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 2017 with an average temperature of -1.0 °C. In Tajikistan, it is usual to have about 2.2 degrees more at 1.2 °C for this three-month period.

The most precipitation fell in März 2007. With 193.7 mm per day, the Khudjand weather station recorded the highest monthly average of the last 14 years.

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements.